16 - 21 June 2024
Yokohama, Japan

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation Lunch and Learn events

Valuable information for anyone — engineers, researchers, students, and CEOs — looking for the inclusion tactics and equity trainings to build a stronger community

Community special events

Join meetups and Lunch and Learn events that are focused on inclusion trainings, building more accurate and comprehensive data using tactics in cultural awareness, understanding equity and privilege, and more.

A group of diverse attendees at a community event at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation
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17 June 2024 • 12:00 - 13:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Learn how understanding your social battery can help you navigate social situations and life experiences.
17 June 2024 • 15:00 - 16:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Join other women in the field for informal discussions and networking.
18 June 2024 • 12:00 - 13:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Learn how specific intersectional groups can face unique challenges that result in inequality, and discuss ways to create a more egalitarian system.
19 June 2024 • 12:00 - 13:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Through examples, and highlighting how communities, universities, and governments are dealing with the focus of astronomy and space as a tool for development in education, technology, science, and peace-building.
19 June 2024 • 15:00 - 16:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Join us for a Black in Photonics informal meetup of at SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation.
20 June 2024 • 12:00 - 13:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Join us as we explore the importance of establishing meaningful relationships with indigenous peoples in the construction, operation and management of astronomical facilities.
20 June 2024 • 15:00 - 16:00 Japan Standard Time | Room G7, North - 1F 
Come join us and socialize and network with other LGBTQ+ attendees, students, scientists, and allies in the astronomy community.